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Director of operations

Lowe's Canada

This is a Full-time position in Barrie, ON posted March 20, 2021.

At Lowe’s Canada, over 26,000 employees let their passion blossom every day.

Our teams are driven by the desire to help people bring their projects to life and are committed to making a difference in the communities we serve.

We operate or service more than 475 corporate and affiliated dealer stores.

With a distinctive product and service offering and complementary store formats ranging from neighbourhood hardware stores to big box stores, our Lowe’s, RONA, Reno-Depot, and Dick’s Lumber banners are always looking for dedicated associates to help meet the needs of all DIYers and contractors.

You’ve got the talent?

We’ve got the tools Here, your work and ideas will contribute to building a flourishing organization.

Your voice will always be heard and valued.

You’ll find career opportunities that live up to your ambitions and be able to further develop your unique set of skills.

So if you’re looking to do what you love, and to grow and evolve within our family-one of the best employers in Canada according to a recent Forbes survey-we could be perfect for each other.

Our expectations We are recruiting for a Director of Operations to be part of the Lowe’s Supply Chain Transformation In Fall 2021, Lowe’s will open a new 1.2 M ft² Bulk Distribution Centre located in Rocky View, AB.

This will be one of three major distribution centres in the Calgary region to service our affiliate and corporate store network in Western Canada.

Under the leadership of the Sr.

Director, Distribution, this person will be responsible for helping to achieve the distribution’s strategic priorities, including a Focus on Customers, Delivering Results, Continue Learning, Courage, Taking Action, while embracing a strong safety culture.

Develop and execute daily and weekly operational plans that that meet or exceed customer service level expectations while achieving maximum operating efficiency Coordinate all activities to staff, organize, and direct distribution center operations to effectively manage the receipt, storage, loading and shipment of products to stores.

Work in unison with your counterpart on common initiatives Partner with support staff to ensure effective utilization of Distribution Center resources Ensure operations meet and improve upon current company standards of quality and productivity Develop, analyze, and recommend operational and systemic improvements to meet current and future service, throughput, and cost Accountable for ensuring operational components of Distribution Center budget are met Develop and implement short and long-range staffing plans based on productivity objectives and forecasted volume requirements Daily balancing of labor availability and volume requirements throughout the facility Recruit, hire, train, develop, a diverse workforce Ensure all safety policies and procedures are implemented and observed, and that equipment and work areas are neat, clean and well organized Daily inspection of physical condition of distribution center and working in conjunction with the maintenance teams.

LI-FG2020 Job Requirements The qualifications we are looking for: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience Minimum ten years’ progressive management experience within a large volume, distribution center environment Ability to develop and lead a high performing team Ability to build rapport and trust with others Strong communication skills with all levels of the organization Able to effectively lead projects from inspection to implementation Can make solid decisions quickly based on limited information and changing conditions Analytical and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex problems; creative problem-solving Strong computer skills; experience with software applications such as Microsoft Office or Lowe’s DMS Ten years’ experience with WMS Software Effectively prioritizes work and possesses time management skills